Design Team Executives
President, Asia Pacific
Based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Paul oversees global design business as President, Asia Pacific. Additionally, as Executive Vice President of Business Development, he introduces developers to Nicklaus Design both domestically and internationally. He then works through business and membership plans, pro formas financial statements, and various strategies with the client to provide support during the development of the golf course.
With over 25 years of experience in the golf business, Paul is considered one of the leading experts in the industry. He started his career as a golf professional and general manager at various clubs in the Southwestern United States. He has been a two-term board member of the Southwest Section of the PGA of America and is currently a PGA, CMAA, and was a former ULI member. Prior to joining Nicklaus Design, Paul was a Senior Vice President at Troon Golf and was responsible for establishing and operating the Nicklaus Design Team
As Vice President of Business Administration and Development, Ray is responsible for the daily oversight of design operations for Nicklaus Design as well as project and relationship management. From the headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, he focuses on operations, contracts, administration, as well as business development through prospecting for new design clients.
Having started his career with Nicklaus Design in 1992 as a Marketing Assistant, Ray was quickly promoted to the position of Design Coordinator, working with projects in Florida, Australia, and the Philippines. As a Design Coordinator, Ray oversaw the construction of golf courses, ensuring that the integrity of the design was executed in accordance with Nicklaus Design’s quality standards and specifications. Ray brings vast knowledge, experience and contacts to his leadership position at Nicklaus Design.
Director of Design Production
Working with the company for over 25 years, Bobby is the Director of Design Production at Nicklaus Design. He is responsible for the development of proprietary software that integrates mapping and 3D applications for real-time simulation and game play. Bobby has also developed software that automates course design construction drawings, bill of materials, earthworks calculations, 3D renderings and videos, as well as photorealistic animations that can be used with golf simulators.
Like his legendary golf career, Jack’s golf course design career also begun in Columbus, Ohio. In the mid-1960’s, golf course architect Pete Dye invited the young Nicklaus out to The Golf Club and asked Jack for his recommendation during construction A few years later, Jack and Pete teamed up to design famed Top 100 Habour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, SC. Since the course opening in 1969, Nicklaus Design has elevated the standards of golf course design, developing over 425 courses in 45 countries and 40 states. In 2015, GOLF Magazine named Jack Architect of the Year, the same year he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom—the highest honor bestowed on a U.S. civilian. From 2004 to 2007, Golf Inc. Magazine named Jack as the Most Powerful Person in Golf for his impact on the industry through his designs, marketing and licensing business, and ongoing involvement with various charitable causes.
Jack Nicklaus II
Jack Nicklaus II has followed his father’s footsteps in more than just name. Since designing his first course in 1991, Jack II has gone on to design 18 spectacular Jack Nicklaus II Signature courses, plus collaborating on over 15 courses with his legendary father who personally mentored him in the design business. With the same passion has legendary father, Jack II developed his own style and philosophy but mirrored the Golden Bear’s passion for golf course design. His courses are now enjoyed in Argentina, Italy, England, China, Japan, the Philippines, and throughout the U.S. Some of the accolades his course have earned include rankings in Golf Magazines Top 100 you Can Play; Golf Digest’s Best New Courses, and several courses have been selected to host PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, and European Tour events. Jack is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
为了更好地服务我们的客户，Nicklaus Design公司拥有遍布世界各地的优秀设计师。作为每个Nicklaus Design项目的首席设计师，他们的目标是确保Nicklaus的理念、愿景和高标准在每个设计中都得以实施并保持。他们的专业知识和领导力创造出了全球最佳高尔夫球场——所有球场都拥有业界最受推崇的品牌。
迄今为止，已有20名Nicklaus设计师成为备受尊敬的美国高尔夫球场建筑师协会（American Society of Golf Course Architects）的会员。Nicklaus Design公司的团队是无与伦比的，他们创造出与Nicklaus品牌名称相匹配的高尔夫球场设计和服务。